Pregnancy and Childbirth audits

Previous Audits

2014

National Red Cell Survey (PDF)

Audit of Patient Information & Consent (PDF)

2013

Anti-D Audit Report (PDF)

Patient Blood Management Survey Report (PDF)

2012

Blood Sample Collection and Labelling (PDF)

2011

Re-audit of bedside transfusion practice (PDF)

2010

Re-audit of the use of Group O RhD negative red cells (PDF)

2009

National Comparative Audit of Blood Collection Audit (PDF)

2008 Bedside transfusion re-audit (PDF)

Audit of the use of Fresh Frozen Plasma (PDF)
Participating hospitals received a summary report of the main findings and a full report which provided more information about FFP transfusion in 3 age groups: < 1 year old; 1-15 years old and >16 years old. The regional presentations were also distributed

Audit of the appropriate use of red cells – a 2 region audit in Midlands and the South West (Sept) (PDF)

Overnight Transfusions (Jan) (PDF)

2007

 

National Comparative Audit of the use of platelet transfusions in the UK

Authors: H Qureshi; D Lowe; P Dobson; J Grant-Casey; E Parris; D Dalton; K Hickling; F Waller; C Howell; M F Murphy
Journal: Transfusions Clinique et Biologique
Reference: 2007: 14, (2007) 509-513
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science

2005

Changes in practice and organisation surrounding blood transfusion in NHS Trusts in England 2005,
Authors: C J C Taylor; M F Murphy; D Lowe; M Pearson; 
Journal: Quality & Safety in Healthcare
Reference: 2008;17:233 -243
http://qshc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/17/4/239

Promoting safer blood transfusion practice in hospital
Authors: E Parris; J Grant-Casey
Journal: Nursing Standard
Reference: 2008; June 20; vol 21 no 41, 207
http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns2007.06.21.41.35.c4630

Auditing the administration of blood at the bedside 2003